Tyne and Wear HER(13202): Jesmond, All Saints Cemetery, grave of George Henry Carr - Details
Jesmond, All Saints Cemetery, grave of George Henry Carr
Religious Ritual and Funerary
A 13 feet high monument to George Henry Carr (1867-1889), racing cyclist. There is a shield on each side depicting a bicycle, flowers, the badge of the Jubilee Rovers Bicycle Club and the badge of Clarence Bicycle Club. Carr was a prominent figure on the racing circuit. He died aged 22 of inflammation of the brain.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 71